25 Apr '14, 12am

The European Union (EU) will be signing a free trade agreement with Singapore. It has completed its negotiations...

The European Union (EU) will be signing a free trade agreement with Singapore. It has completed its negotiations...

Dr Chee Soon Juan will be speaking at the 59th Liberal International (Ll) Congress to be held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands from 24-27 April 2014. He will be speaking in a session titled "Business, Trade and Human Rights". Also on the panel are Mr Markus Loening, former German Federal Commissioner for Human Rights; Dr Hakima El Haite, Moroccan Minister for the Environment; and Mr Gerard Oonk, Director of the India Committee of the Netherlands (which is part of the official “Stop Child Labour” NGO Coalition Campaign in the Netherlands); and Mr Jef Wintermans, Director of MODINT, a trade association for textile manufacturers. The session will discuss balancing sustainable economic growth with the promotion and protection of human rights as well as the advancement of ethical trading and business practices on a regional and international level. Dr Chee will highlight the effec...

Full article: http://yoursdp.org/news/chee_to_speak_at_li_congress_on_t...

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